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Guided visit of Haut Barr castle

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Guided visit of Haut Barr castle

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Description

Enjoy unrivalled views over the Alsace plain from the Haut-Barr Castle, often called "the Eye of Alsace”. Constructed in 1170, it was transformed and restored during the 14th century. It was built at an altitude of 470 metres on 3 wide rocks linked by a footbridge called the "Devil's Bridge” and a series of staircases, which enabled the Bishops of Strasbourg to watch over the Zorn Valley and the Alsace Plain. With your guide, you will have the opportunity to discover this wonderful castle which has been listed as a historic monument since 1874. On your return journey to the boat, you will stop off at the Chappe Tower, an ancient telegraph, where you'll see an interactive display on the ancestry of all means of telecommunication. Since 1794, France was the first country to have a telecommunications network thanks to Claude Chappe who invented the aerial telegraph. From 1798 to 1852, the station at Saverne helped link Strasbourg to Paris. Return on board. 

 

Duration : approx. 2:30

  • Good walking shoes are recommended for this excursion.
  • The order of the visits can change.
  • Times are approximate.
  • These excursions are not proposed for all the cruises and depend on the itinerary.
  • If the minimum of 14 participants is not reached, the excursion may be either cancelled or proposed at another rate, depending on the number of participants (to be paid for on board).
  • The excursions on the first evening and the morning following boarding are only guaranteed for the passengers who have booked the excursion before the cruise.

Cruises

This shore excursion is available for one or several cruises

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Cruise on the Marne-Rhine Canal from Strasbourg to Lagarde

Next departures: 07/08/2020
SXO_AIPP

STRASBOURG - WALTENHEIM - SAVERNE - LUTZELBOURG - XOUAXANGE - LAGARDE - Strasbourg

From Strasbourg to Lagarde, embark on an authentic and traditional cruise in the heart of Alsace. You will cruise on the Marne-Rhine Canal where you will discover a colorful heritage and monuments that reflect its history through exciting tours. Explore the Hops Trail, the Haut Barr and Lutzelbourg castles or the Chagall trail and be astonished by the richness of this captivating cruise.

7 Days
Departure city
START IN 2019
Departure 19/04/2019
Arrival 25/04/2019
Ship : MS Madeleine Ship category : PREMIUM
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Departure 20/09/2019
Arrival 26/09/2019
Ship : MS Raymonde Ship category : PREMIUM
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Departure 27/09/2019
Arrival 03/10/2019
Ship : MS Raymonde Ship category : PREMIUM
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Departure 04/10/2019
Arrival 10/10/2019
Ship : MS Raymonde Ship category : PREMIUM
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Departure 11/10/2019
Arrival 17/10/2019
Ship : MS Raymonde Ship category : PREMIUM
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Departure 18/10/2019
Arrival 24/10/2019
Ship : MS Raymonde Ship category : PREMIUM
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START IN 2020
Departure 07/08/2020
Arrival 13/08/2020
Ship : MS Madeleine Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 11/10/2020
Arrival 17/10/2020
Ship : MS Raymonde Ship category : PREMIUM
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* Price based on double occupancy

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The Marne-Rhine Canal - From Lagarde to Strasbourg

Next departures: 28/08/2020
XOS_AIPP

Strasbourg - LAGARDE - XOUAXANGE - LUTZELBOURG - SAVERNE - WALTENHEIM - STRASBOURG

From Lagarde to Strasbourg, embark on an authentic and traditional cruise in the heart of Alsace. You will cruise on the Marne-Rhine Canal where you will discover a colorful heritage and monuments that reflect its history through exciting tours. Explore the Hops Trail, the Haut Barr and Lutzelbourg castles or the Chagall trail and be astonished by the richness of this captivating cruise.

7 Days
Departure city
START IN 2019
Departure 12/04/2019
Arrival 18/04/2019
Ship : MS Madeleine Ship category : PREMIUM
Sold out
Departure 04/10/2019
Arrival 10/10/2019
Ship : MS Raymonde Ship category : PREMIUM
Sold out
Departure 11/10/2019
Arrival 17/10/2019
Ship : MS Raymonde Ship category : PREMIUM
Sold out
Departure 18/10/2019
Arrival 24/10/2019
Ship : MS Raymonde Ship category : PREMIUM
Sold out
Departure 25/10/2019
Arrival 31/10/2019
Ship : MS Madeleine Ship category : PREMIUM
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START IN 2020
Departure 03/07/2020
Arrival 09/07/2020
Ship : MS Madeleine Ship category : PREMIUM
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Departure 31/07/2020
Arrival 06/08/2020
Ship : MS Madeleine Ship category : PREMIUM
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Departure 28/08/2020
Arrival 03/09/2020
Ship : MS Madeleine Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 18/10/2020
Arrival 24/10/2020
Ship : MS Raymonde Ship category : PREMIUM
Sold out

* Price based on double occupancy

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